Describes trauma-informed practice at the individual, organizational and systemic levels. This multi-authored collection brings together the voices of those who have integrated trauma-informed principles into various mental health and addiction treatment and social service environments, and of the diverse groups with which they work.
A resource for front-line staff who work with women in health care, literacy, corrections, housing and other community services. Many of the women who seek help from these services have difficulties that might be associated with responses to complex post traumatic stress.
Fundamentals of Addiction: A Practical Guide for Counsellors
An essential reference for counsellors and a comprehensive textbook for college and university level students in courses that address addictions. Written by more than 50 experts in addiction treatment and related fields, each chapter includes case examples, practice tips and print and online resources.
A practical guide to engaging and assessing people who have mental health problems.
Psychiatry in Primary Care
A comprehensive, practical resource designed to support the work of primary care providers who encounter challenging mental health problems in their daily practices.
A brief, cognitive behavioural, manual-based counselling approach that is used in a variety of settings. SRP is designed for people with moderate to severe substance dependence, and is typically delivered in eight to 12 group or individual counselling sessions.
Working with Immigrant Women: Issues and Strategies for Mental Health Professionals
With an interest in changing paradigms in mental health practice, the multidisciplinary group of authors analyzes issues affecting women’s mental health and illnesses within an immigration and settlement context, critically examines literature and current research and suggests practice strategies for mental health professionals working with this population.